Production Planner

£30000 - £35000 per annum
30 Apr 2018
28 May 2018
Joe Loughlin
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Production Planner

My client is looking for a production planner with experience of working with ERP based systems to join their logistics and planning team.

Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Production Planner

Location: Derbyshire
Salary: £35,000

The Candidate:
  • Do you have a proven track record in Supply Chain, working in materials/supply planning, production planning or demand planning within a chilled food manufacturing environment?
  • Are you highly proficient in the use of MS Office tools?
  • Do you have experience working with ERP based planning systems?
  • Can you demonstrate strong communication and relationship development skills, both internally and externally?
  • Are you proactive, self-motivated and keen to develop?

If you can answer "yes" to the above questions, please read on….

The Role:
The Production Planner is responsible for planning and scheduling production across the business, working to optimise service, waste and cost. The shift pattern for this role is four days on / four days off, working 6 am - 6 pm.

Duties will include:
  • Developing a daily/weekly production plan for each stream to meet stock target levels which accounts for PPM, NPI trials and any prioritisation of products
  • Creating production orders to fulfil the customer demand
  • Liaising with material planners to ensure availability of materials for production whilst reducing inventory
  • Working with supply chain team and logistics providers to manage stock levels against short and long term targets
  • Liaising with other company sites on demand, production and material planning
  • Understanding site capacity to maintain optimisation of kit and labour resources

The Company:

My client is within the food manufacturing industry that are on the way up, supplying a range of products to major retail customers. They are looking for a Production Planner to join their Supply Chain team and develop this part of the business.

To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref JL/PP108 to or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463 or mobile 07900954724.

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